Andrew Ireland: Giants were never really in the race for Buddy

Champion forward Lance Franklin had a medical with the Sydney Swans midway through 2013 while he was playing with Hawthorn as the Swans underwent their due diligence on the free agent before offering him a nine-year deal to join the club. The recruiting coup shocked the football world as most assumed Franklin would join Greater Western Sydney at the end […]

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Soccer team faked own player’s death to get game canceled

Irish soccer club Ballybrack FC found themselves in a bizarre predicament after they lied to league officials about the death of one of their players, in a strange move that resulted in their weekend match being canceled. The Dublin club told Leinster Senior League officials that Fernando Nuno La-Fuente died in a motorcycle accident. La-Fuente’s death resulted in Ballybrack’s Saturday game […]

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Ireland's data watchdog 'must show Europe the way'

Ireland has a very important role to play in the future of GDPR as the actions of our supervisory authority could set a precedent for the rest of the European landscape, according to a leading digital privacy and data protection academic. Budget 2019 included a funding increase of €3.5m for the country’s Data Protection Commission (DPC), allowing the office to […]

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Schools in Northern Ireland to get a £66million cash boost as Theresa May tries to convince the DUP to back her Brexit deal

The Chancellor said he was confident the Government would “sort out” its differences with the Ulster Unionists on Brexit as he began a meet and greet of business leaders and DUP MPs. He said ministers were considering providing extra border backstop assurances including extending the Brexit implementation period ahead of the permanent relationship. It came as Theresa May was accused […]

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Denmark vs Republic of Ireland: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time, team news

Martin O'Neill's side have been relegated from Group B4, with the Danes promoted and Wales remaining in the second tier. When does Denmark vs Republic of Ireland kick off? This Nations League fixture will take place TODAY. It will kick off at 7.45pm – that's 8.45pm in Denmark. The match will be held at Ceres Park in Aarhus. Which TV […]

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DUP leader Foster calls on May to demand a better Brexit deal

DUBLIN (Reuters) – The head of the small Northern Irish party that props up the British government on Monday called on Prime Minister Theresa May to demand a better Brexit deal and said the suggestion that the only alternative was a no-deal Brexit was a “false choice.” “I appreciate the concerns people have about a no deal but this should […]

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Ireland vs New Zealand live stream FREE: TV channel, stream, kick-off time and team news

The All Blacks, who are currently top of the world rankings, travel to Dublin on the back of a narrow 16-15 win over England at Twickenham. What time is kick-off? This match will take place on Saturday, November 17. It will kick-off at 7pm. The Aviva Stadium in Dublin will host the showdown. How can I watch the match for […]

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Ireland will become a gateway to the UK under Brexit deal

Ireland will become a gateway to the UK under Brexit deal with no passport checks for EU visitors between the two countries Emerald Isle would remain an open door to the UK under withdrawal agreement Britain will have to respect Ireland’s EU membership and the rules in place The common travel area has allowed British and Irish citizens to move freely […]

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